Gazprom seems to be serious in its intention to smooth out differences with the European Commission. After breakdown of the «South Stream» pipeline project, «North Stream-1» multi-year obstructionism, and numerous attempts by Brussels to deprive the Russian gas giant of a competitive advantage in prevent its dominance, events in recent months might boost new projects of the Russian export monopolist in Europe.
Azerbaijan has never considered the Southern Gas Corridor project as a kind of alternative or kind of competitor to any other gas projects being implemented in the region, said Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.
The biggest factor holding Washington back from boosting oil output is price, Jim Krane, Middle East energy analyst, Rice University's Baker Institute, Houston, told .
Armenia is looking to increase imports of natural gas from neighboring Iran after the two countries signed an agreement earlier this week.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said Tehran and Hungary can enjoy peaceful nuclear cooperation.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Tehran is committed to nuclear deal and it is better that all the sides (P5+1 Group) remain committed to it as well.
Turkmen and the European Commission officials during a meeting in Brussels stressed the importance of the work under the Ashgabat Declaration meant for development of energy cooperation between Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey and the EU.
A modern technology called horizontal directional drilling (HDD) has been used for ensuring the crossing of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) through Albania’s Seman river, which is another first for the country, said the message on TAP’s website.
An unlikely coalition is emerging in Germany between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats and the opposition Greens. Increasingly, leading members of both parties want to stop the construction of a second pipeline that will transport gas directly from Russia to Germany under the Baltic Sea.
The result of the US presidential election has no impact on the Islamic Republic’s policy, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said.